Windows 10: Laptop apps not picking up microphone audio

Discus and support Laptop apps not picking up microphone audio in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I have recently bought a new laptop and so am trying to get everything working. In my laptop settings it recognises my microphone and shows the input,... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by NinjaTurkey, Apr 18, 2021.

  1. Laptop apps not picking up microphone audio


    I have recently bought a new laptop and so am trying to get everything working. In my laptop settings it recognises my microphone and shows the input, it shows in the bottom right if an application is using my mic yet in apps such as streamlabs obs and zoom there is no audio input. This has interfered with my streaming and tutoring.
    .all apps have been allowed access to my microphone this includes desktop apps

    .the microphone i am using has been set as default

    .i have tried my normal mic, headset mic and built in mic with same results

    :)
     
    NinjaTurkey, Apr 18, 2021
    #1

  2. Microphone picks up headphone audio.

    Hi,

    A microphone is a sound receiver device that can record sounds and convert it to an audio file. To help us identify your concerns with your microphone, we’d like to ask you a few questions:

    • What is the exact brand and model of your microphone?
    • Which version or build of Windows device are you using? To know, press
      Windows + R
      to open the Run window. Type winver and press
      Enter. A new window will open showing the version and build number of your Windows device.
    • What were the recent changes made on your computer before you experienced this issue?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Did you receive any error messages?
    • Did you use this microphone normally before? If yes, can you tell us if this was working properly?
    • Have you already contacted your manufacturer of your microphone for troubleshooting instructions?
    • Can you check if the device was installed properly in the Device Manager? To check it, follow these steps:
    1. Press Windows key + X.

    2. Click Device Manager.

    3. Expand Sound, Video and game controllers.

    4. Check if the devices under it have a yellow exclamation mark.

    In addition, you can visit this link:
    How to set up and test microphones in Windows 10 to know how to reinstall your microphone on your
    PC.

    We are looking forward to your response.
     
    Johann Eva, Apr 18, 2021
    #2
  3. Riel Alc Win User
    Microphone issues

    Hi Michael,

    Here are the possible reasons why you're getting an error "The microphone did not pick anything up" when using it:

    • Incorrect settings (microphone is not set as default device)
    • Corrupted or outdated driver
    • Faulty device

    For us to isolate the issue, we'd like to know the following:

    • Were there any changes made to your computer prior to this issue(e.g. Windows updates)?
    • Have you tried connecting other microphone to your computer?
    • Have you tried connecting the microphone to the other computer?

    In the meantime, we suggest running the Recording Audio Troubleshooter to find and repair problems with recording sound. We also suggest checking if your microphone is set as your default recording device. For troubleshooting steps, please see
    Geethu B's on this
    link.

    We're looking forward to your reply.
     
    Riel Alc, Apr 18, 2021
    #3
  4. Laptop apps not picking up microphone audio

    Microphone not picking up audio

    Hello, I would like to hear some advice as to what I should do in this situation:

    My built-in microphone on my ASUS laptop (windows 10) is not picking up audio anymore for some reason, and I did not change any settings.

    I have done literally everything from checking if the microphone was disabled, to uninstalling and reinstalling the audio drivers.

    I would really appreciate some input on this situation I am going through because I cannot seem to figure this problem out on my own.

    My apologies ahead of time in case I do not respond right away.

    Kind regards,

    Chris
     
    ChrisBower3, Apr 18, 2021
    #4
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